Solar Warfare: Interstellar

Solar Warfare: Interstellar

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Awesome controls
  • Above average graphics and technical performance
Cons
  • Storyline could have been something more than a few scrolling lines
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Expert's Review
8.4
Great

"I am mankind. You are in trouble"

Reviewed by / Aug 02, 2013

A TPS set in space

Although Solar Warfare's storyline is more cliche than the most cliche ever (let's sum it up in a single sentence: aliens came in peace, destroyed the world and were frontally attacked by YOU the last survivor), it's one of the most entertaining third person shooters this season, and perhaps, seen that way, one of the most original regarding gameplay because you pilot a spaceship instead of a marine or whatsoever.

Graphics are great (truly, see that water), sound isn't such but it works, but let's jump to gameplay: with a wise mix of tilting and on-screen controls Solar Warfare achieves a level of accuracy that will satisfy even the most demanding gamers, hence making of this game a very pleasant experience. Of course, there's enough weapons, shields and stuff to buy, upgrade and try out as to sink a battleship, but you'll discover it by yourself.

Therefore, a game above average in all areas with a remarkable gameplay performance. Recommended.

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Developer's original description available here
This action packed space shooter combines 8 artistically magical 3D worlds, superb controls, challenging enemies, upgradable weapons, and futuristic sound effects to make for a truly immersive gaming experience. Whether playing with natural-feeling tilt and touch controls or console-feeling Moga Controllers, the controls in Solar Warfare do not disappoint!

Dive into futuristic combat and navigate through a variety of supernatural landscapes while piloting your starship with intuitive, precise tilt controls. The clean interface allows you to press anywhere on the right side of the screen to rapid fire your main weapon, and press anywhere on the left side to hover. The hovering feature adds a whole new dimension to the game, as you can shoot enemies and dodge their fire without needing to fly past them. Enemies are all tracked in the real-time radar.

Low altitude cruising through detailed close-up terrain sets this game apart from other third-person shooting games. The game play in Solar Warfare lends to up close and personal battles with enemies, and intense slot canyon flying. Though the controls make you feel like you're air borne, this game is much more than a flight simulator - you also need to eradicate an army of hostiles in each world.

Collect coins throughout the game to buy new weapons, upgrade existing weapons, buy stronger shields, buy seeking missiles, and buy revive kits. There is an option to purchase coins within the app for those who just can't wait to own their very own Obliterator. Or you can just save up for all your upgrades by collecting coins in each level.

Each of the 5 main guns is upgradable, with upgrade behavior unique to each weapon. Each shield has unique characterstics as well. Try the seeker missiles for some real fire and forget fun. Stock up on revive kits to continue right where your ship died.

Each of the 8 worlds you explore and cleanse of various hostiles with various behaviors is unique, and simply beautiful. Destroy enemy fighters, jets, space craft, tanks, turrets, airplanes, and more. A different boss at the end of each level is sure to satiate your thirst for epic battles.

You play the hero in modern star wars type science fiction combat, using your space ship to reclaim the galaxy by destroying all of the space invaders. The scenery in Solar Warfare, from space stations, to lush floating mountains, to ice planets, to desert terrain, to asteroid belts and everything in between this sci-fi galaxy's solar halo is detailed and unique. The graphics are great and the FPS is high in this interstellar combat game.

With alien robot exploding laser guns and missiles, Solar Warfare is an exciting space shooting adventure that’s sure to keep you engaged and well entertained. So, soldier - duty calls. Go shoot some bad guys.

If you like games like StarFox, Star Wars, Arc Squadron, Radiant, Galaga, R-Type, Tyrian, Sky Force, Metal Storm, AirAttack, 1942, 1943, Star Battalion, Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Siberian Strike, iFighter, Air Strike, Flying Shark, DoDonPachi Gradius, Espgaluda, Swiv, Asteroids, Shogun, Bullet Shooter, Warblade, and any other shoot 'em up, you'll love this game!

Recently changed in this version

1.5.1:
Fixed glitches from previous update, plus some older bugs. Sorry for the trouble, all!

1.5.0:
* I am sorry for this update. 1.5.1 fixes a lot of the issues you saw from this update!

1.4.3:
* Fixed coin management issues, which were still a problem in 1.4.2.

1.4.1:
* Added new method of getting coins for free via offers
* Improved performance
* Bug fixes

Thanks for your feedback. Emailing the developer directly is always the most effective way to address bugs.


Comments and ratings for Solar Warfare: Interstellar
  • (45)

    by Rikki Hoffecker on 10/12/2014

    I have many downloads for shmups and this is one of my favorites.

  • (45)

    by Saleq Mahmud on 09/12/2014

    just loved it.

  • (45)

    by Michael Waters on 09/12/2014

    Excellent!!!

  • (45)

    by Laylah Deleon on 07/12/2014

    It is just like star fox

  • (45)

    by brian tomlinson on 05/12/2014

    good game

  • (45)

    by Petros Butler on 02/12/2014

    Very easy controls. Doesnt crash. Very upgradeable ship weapons with easy to understand point system. Only criticism is that it is relatively short in levels. Definitely worth downloading.

  • (45)

    by RYAN VASQUEZ on 02/12/2014

    Being the Starfox fan/Slippy hater, I thought that this would not size up to it....Well, let's just say I am glad I'm wrong.